[Linux-HA] Failover 2 servers multiple IP's and SSL
andrew at beekhof.net
Mon Jul 20 02:05:06 MDT 2009
On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 4:53 PM, Tom Potwin<wxman2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've searched all over, and just gotten more confused. I need to set up a
> auto failover for my primary server. I have the same system backed up on to
> my second server in real time already. Both servers have two NIC's; one for
> the network connection to my firewall/router, and the other is just for the
> replication. I have a few sites that use SSL certificates, so I'm using
> separate public IP's on my router, matched to separate private IP's on the
> server. The addresses look like this:
> 192.168.31.202 - This is the main server address, also used for the common
> web sites that have no SSL's
> 192.168.31.203 - SSL site 1
> 192.168.31.204 - SSL site 2
> 192.168.31.205 - SSL site 3
> The secondary server uses 192.168.31.212 as the main server IP.
> What's confusing me is how do I make a setup that will detect the primary is
> down, switch to the secondary, then change the secondary IP's to be like the
It can't and shouldn't do this.
The IPs that get moved around need to be additional ones and not owned
by the machines themselves.
> I've found all kinds of tutorials to set up heartbeat, but I
> can't find details on this kind of set up. Am I looking for the wrong thing?
> Is heartbeat unable to do this? Do I need another software with it? The only
> thing I keep finding is load balancer setup's using a master IP address, but
> I don't need a load balancer, and I can't use a single master IP because of
> the SSL's.
> Please help, I'm getting a headache.
> Thanks, Tom
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